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DAMEN AVE over S BR CHICAGO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.84190, -87.67555
41°50'31" N, 87°40'32" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts

Name:DAMEN AVE over S BR CHICAGO RIVER
Structure number:016601300000000
Old structure number:000016601327334 (from 1992 edition)
Location:2725 S DAMEN AV
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:235.6 ft. [71.8 m]
Total length:610.3 ft. [186.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:51.2 ft. [15.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:65.6 ft. [20.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1930
Year reconstructed:2002
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:24,100 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:15% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:48.8 tons [44.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:80.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,718,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201680.2FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory-24100
November 201480.2FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory-24100
December 201263.0FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory-15300
December 201063.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-15300
September 200863.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-18500
September 200663.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-18500
September 200463.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-24400
December 200260.8GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-24400
September 199916.8PoorPoorSeriousFairSD30500
August 199716.8PoorPoorSeriousFairSD30500
August 199531.8PoorPoorPoorSeriousSD29400
August 199319.0PoorPoorCriticalSeriousSD13600
September 199145.8PoorFairPoorPoorSD13600